Council of Trustees Handbook

Objective 1 _________________________________ Develop new and strengthen existing programs that address the workforce needs. Key Results: – Academic programs affiliated with high-priority occupations are included on Pennsylvania’s Eligible Training Provider Lists for both Berks and Lehigh Workforce Development Areas, by 2022. – University support for the PA Small Business Development Center (PASBDC) Lead Office is maintained and strengthened. – Regional workforce needs assessment conducted producing a prioritized list of new, or refinement of existing, programs including certificates, by 2022. Objective 2 ________________________________ Strengthen, enhance, and expand partnerships. Key Results: – Pilot program proposal for #Prepared4PA submitted by 2022. – Upward Bound grant renewal application submitted by 2022. – 7-year plan of activities submitted for PASSHE GearUp program grant. – PROFS program (supported by Child Promise) expanded. Objective 3 _____________________________ Expand community and alumni engagement with the university. Key Results: – 5% increase in the number of alumni enrolling in alumni courses. – Number of community partnerships and placements that provide mutual learning and service opportunities is increased. – Database of alumni occupations and employers created in collaboration with Kutztown University Foundation to assist in recruiting for graduate programs. GOAL 3: COMMUNITY AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT _______________ Kutztown University will partner with the community to serve the needs of the people of the commonwealth, the region, and the global community. Objective 1 _______________________________ Create a campus culture that is committed to a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible environment, and that champions the success of all members of its community. Key Results: – 5% increase in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) courses and a 10% increase in DEI instructional resources in curricular and cocurricular offerings. GOAL 4: CARING CAMPUS COMMUNITY _______________ Kutztown University will value and respect all campus constituents and embrace shared governance, to cultivate a just, equitable, diverse, and inclusive environment.